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 From:  Aaron Robinson <aaron at robinson dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] SLAX livecd & CF writing problem (Modified by Aaron Robinson)
 Date:  Mon, 23 Feb 2004 11:53:07 -0800
> This shows that the file was indeed written.  However, this also shows
> the problem.  You want this command instead:
>     gunzip -c generic-pc-1.0.img | dd of=/dev/hda bs=16k
> Which is what the installation instructions say at this url:
>     http://m0n0.ch/wall/installation_generic.php
>> However this does not boot. Any suggestions?
> The image file is compressed, and hence not bootable as it is.  You
> need
> to follow the installation instructions, and you shouldn't have any
> difficulty.
> hope this helps,
> jim

That's it. I'd written (on paper) the gunzip command down without the-c 
option which didn't work. Sure  enough, it works no problem now.


BTW, if any are interested, slax is a nice bootable liveCD and is 
around 180MB in size. Works great!